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Photovoltaic based Irrigation System Software

Shafie, Afza and Badur Abdelaziz , Magzoub Abdelaziz (2011) Photovoltaic based Irrigation System Software. [Citation Index Journal]

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Photovoltaic (PV) is a technology in which solar radiation is converted to electrical power, that is, direct current. The use of PV as power source for water pumping activities is one of the promising areas in PV application. The objective of this study is to develop a software that can be used as guidelines for developing suitable PV based irrigation system. This paper presents the design and the technical requirements of a PV powered water pumping system for irrigation. The design of the PV system is based on the estimation of the water requirement, pumping system selection and sizing, PV arrays sizing, load matching circuit design, along with the meteorological data of the site location. Java language was employed in the development of the software.

Item Type:Citation Index Journal
Subjects:Q Science > Q Science (General)
Departments / MOR / COE:Departments > Fundamental & Applied Sciences
ID Code:4591
Deposited By: Afza Shafie
Deposited On:16 Mar 2011 02:50
Last Modified:19 Jan 2017 08:23

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